MSc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


College

Medicine and Health Sciences

Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

2 Years

Instruction Language

English

Program Coordinator

Name: Dr. Marit P. Delghandi

Email: marit@squ.edu.om

Tel: 24141115

College Website

http://www.squ.edu.om/medicine

Program Overview

 

The student should complete the course work requirements specified in the degree plan with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. For the thesis, the candidate is required to conduct the necessary literature review, undertake the research, analyze the results, write the report and communicate the results at an oral defense. This work need not necessarily be original research, but should be a new application of ideas. The student should identify the research problem in consultation with the supervisor, which normally takes place in the second semester. The student should register for the thesis in the third semester after having completed at least 12 credits of the course work.

 

Admission Requirements

 

  • Applicant should have a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology or in a related subject from Sultan Qaboos University or from any other recognized university.
  • Applicant must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a four-point scale or its equivalent in another system. The Deanship of Postgraduate Studies will make the assessment for equivalency acceptance.
  • Applicant with a cumulative Grade Point Average between 2.5 and 2.74 maybe considered for admission subject to work experiences and any other academic activities.
  • Applicant must submit a release letter or a study leave for employer, addressed to the dean of postgraduate studies at SQU. Un-employed applicant needs to submit a statement from The Public Authority of Manpower Register documenting the unemployment status of the applicant.  

English Proficiency


Before starting the program the admitted candidates should submit an English Proficiency Test Certificate Band (6) in IELTS Academic, with a minimum of 5 in each of its components or (550) in the TOEFL paper-based or (213) in TOEFL computer-based or (79) in the TOEFL through the Internet.

Selection Criteria


There will be an interview for all applicants and it can be by phone for international applicants.

 

*Fees

 


Omani 


3,000 OMR


International 


4,000 OMR

















































 *More details about fees